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Auslan SignbankDictionary#4583 history.ISL
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As a Noun: 1. The events of the past. English = history. 2. A subject studied in school, colleges, and universities that deals with the past. English = history.

niece, nephew

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1374 niece-nephew
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As a Noun: 1. A person who is the child of your brother or sister. English = niece (girl), nephew (boy).

Saint Gabriels

Auslan SignbankDictionary#195 Saint-Gabriels
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As a Noun: 1. A private Catholic school for the deaf in Sydney (NSW, Australia), called Saint Gabriel's School for the Deaf.

uncle

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1376 uncle.CATHOLIC
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As a Noun: 1. The brother of your mother or father, or the husband of your aunt. English = uncle.

afford, pay for, fare, pay

Auslan SignbankDictionary#237 afford
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As a Noun: 1. The money you pay for a journey in a taxi, train, bus or aeroplane. English = fare. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To give someone an amount of money, because you are buying something from them, or because you owe it to them. English = pay, pay for. 2. To have enough money to be able to pay for something. English = afford.

cloud, cloudy

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2033 cloudy1a
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As a Noun: 1. A mass of water vapour that floats in the sky. It is usually white or grey and rain often falls from it. English = cloud, clouds. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To have lots of clouds in the sky. English = (be) cloudy.

string, thread, wire, measure

Auslan SignbankDictionary#252 string1a
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As a Noun: 1. A thin rope made of twisted threads. English = string 2. A long, very thin piece of cotton, silk, nylon or wool. English = thread. 3. A long, thin piece of metal, often used to fasten or connect things. English = wire. 4. A length or piece of something long and thin. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To find out how big, long, wide or high something is using a tape-measure or other measuring device. English = measure.

father

Auslan SignbankDictionary#274 father.ISL
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As a Noun: 1. The man who is one of your parents. English = father. Note: 1. This sign is rarely seen nowadays, but was once commonly used in the Irish-Australian Catholic deaf community.

plough, grader, plough, grade

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3007 plough
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As a Noun: 1. A device used for turning or pushing soil aside in farming or construction. 2. A large farming tool with sharp blades which is attached to a tractor or an animal such as a horse. It is pulled across the soil to turn it over, usually before seed are planted. English = plough. 3. A tractor-like vehicle with a large flat metal device at the front which pushes and levels the ground, especially used in making roads. English = road grader. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To use a machine or tool to turn over or push soil aside for farming or construction. 2. To turn over the soil using a plough. English = plough. 3. To level the ground using a road grader. English = grade.

depends

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2958 depends
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Interactive: 1. Used alone to mean that you are not sure what will happen or what is the best answer to give. English = 'It depends.' As Modifier: 1. Used before a signed sentence (usually followed by fingerspelt IF or signed ON) to mean that the topic under discussion will only happen if special conditions, relating to the sentence after this sign, are met. English = depends.